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Saturday April 17,1976This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1976-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox7BoxLuis TiantRich Gossage(none)
Detroit Tigers2California Angels0BoxDave RobertsGary Ross(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals5BoxAl FitzmorrisDennis Eckersley(none)
Minnesota Twins0New York Yankees10BoxEd FigueroaJim Hughes(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Oakland Athletics1BoxJim PalmerMike Torrez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves1BoxDoug RauCarl MortonMike Marshall
Philadelphia Phillies18Chicago Cubs16BoxTug McGrawDarold KnowlesJim Lonborg
San Francisco Giants0Cincinnati Reds11BoxFred NormanEd Halicki(none)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardDan SpillnerKen Forsch
New York Mets17Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJerry KoosmanBruce Kison(none)
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxEric RasmussenFred Scherman(none)

Standings as of 1976-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees651.833--4017233-12-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I1539261.601
223Milwaukee Brewers431.7501.0161062-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1576394.401
3513Baltimore Orioles633.5002.01518-31-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1568571.545
4712Detroit Tigers422.5002.010822-10-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1577285.459
5916Boston Red Sox734.4292.5302731-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1558075.516
61223Cleveland Indians514.2003.51725-81-30-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1548074.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers752.714--221390-05-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1557184.458
247Chicago White Sox532.6001.0191812-21-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1566195.391
3611Kansas City Royals633.5001.52426-20-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1568769.558
4817Oakland Athletics734.4292.02629-33-30-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1548470.545
51019California Angels835.3752.53342-92-11-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1547381.474
61122Minnesota Twins725.2863.01736-191-41-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1558372.535
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates651.833--403282-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1568769.558
258Chicago Cubs743.5711.54750-32-12-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field1557184.458
3610New York Mets844.5002.04732152-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1548272.532
4918Philadelphia Phillies523.4002.53839-12-10-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1579958.631
51020Montreal Expos624.3333.02227-51-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park15653103.340
61121St. Louis Cardinals624.3333.02438-140-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1567086.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds752.714--6240221-14-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1559758.626
236Houston Astros853.6250.53642-60-35-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1547579.487
349Atlanta Braves743.5711.02427-32-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1556689.426
5814San Francisco Giants734.4292.02836-81-42-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1557184.458
4715San Diego Padres734.4292.0262422-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1557085.452
61224Los Angeles Dodgers615.1673.51825-71-30-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1569165.583


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Nardi ContrerasP24.211Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.